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EFF SOURCE Fashion business success without compromise

28 August 2012

Membership Benefits, Suppliers

Contributor Ethical Fashion Forum


This page lists the specific benefits of SOURCE membership to suppliers of sustainable fabrics, components and production to the fashion sector.


1. CONNECT WITH BRANDS, RETAILERS AND SOURCING PROFESSIONALS
2. GAIN PROFILE
3. TAKE PART IN THE ANNUAL SOURCE SUMMIT
4. SOURCE INTELLIGENCE: INSIDE INFORMATION AND TRAINING ON THE MARKET, SECTOR LEADERS, AND BEST PRACTICE
5. MEMBERS PRIVILEGES
6. SUBSCRIBE + CONSULT: ONE TO ONE SUPPORT FROM EXPERTS

READ ON FOR FULL SUPPLIER BENEFITS.

CLICK HERE to subscribe now, review prices or other benefits

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WHY JOIN SOURCE AS A SUPPLIER?

1. CONNECT WITH BRANDS, RETAILERS AND SOURCING PROFESSIONALS

  • List your business on SOURCE Database, the most comprehensive sustainable sourcing and business directory for the fashion sector, and a portal for fashion brands, designers and professionals looking to build sustainable supply chains.
  • Take part in SOURCE Expo, the only fashion industry trade show dedicated to sustainable sourcing, connecting suppliers with hundreds of brands and retailers every year. Held annually ONLINE in October, the SOURCE Expo offers a global solution to sourcing. Registration for this event is now open. Click here to find out more.
  • Be included in the SOURCE Supplier Directory, the definitive annual guide to sustainable suppliers to the fashion industry, updated annually in October and distributed widely in PDF and print format to thousands of brands and retailers and throughout all SOURCE and SOURCE partners events for one year.

Please note that to all businesses promoted through SOURCE Listings and Expo are subject to review against EFF’s Ethical Mandate.

2. GAIN PROFILE

The SOURCE media platform reaches thousands of fashion professionals dedicated to sustainable sourcing, through multiple channels. Suppliers listed on the SOURCE benefit from the opportunity to be promoted through all our channels including SOURCE Bulletins, Network, Database, Intelligence, Facebook and Twitter.

All SOURCE subscribers who are also members of the Fellowship 500 benefit from a dedicated broadcast, presenting their initiative to over 6000 industry members including hundreds of fashion and sourcing professionals, designers and brands, as well as promotion through SOURCE Database, SOURCE promotional materials, and events.

3. TAKE PART IN THE ANNUAL SOURCE SUMMIT

Subscribers benefit from the opportunity to attend the annual SOURCE Summit, online or in person, which brings together hundreds of industry leaders, innovators and pioneers from all over the world, and every part of the supply chain, to connect and share best practice.

4. SOURCE INTELLIGENCE: INSIDE INFORMATION AND TRAINING ON THE MARKET, SECTOR LEADERS, AND BEST PRACTICE

Subscribers benefit from full access to SOURCE Intelligence Magazine, including hundreds of reports, training materials, market updates, and resources, put together by our research team and over 30 contributors world wide. The majority of content is accessible to subscribers / fellows only.
We include below a links to just some of the SOURCE Intelligence content available to you as a subscriber:

4.1 TARGET THE RIGHT BRANDS FOR YOUR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

Plan your outreach strategy with the help of comprehensive matrices of brands and retailers, their sustainability and product focuses- click for examples in the UK and US markets. Keep up to date on opportunities for your products and services with our regular business spotlights offering you the inside story on leading sustainable brands and retailers.

4.2 GET THE INSIDE STORY ON THE MOST PROGRESSIVE SUPPLIERS AND PRODUCTS AROUND THE WORLD

We share the best practice of the very best suppliers combining sustainability with commercial success, through our global supplier spotlight. Make use of our Material and Product Trend reports for latest innovation and developments in the supply sector world wide.

4.3 UNDERSTAND THE LATEST MARKET TRENDS AND OPPORTUNITIES RELEVANT TO YOU

Market Trend reports, brand spotlights, and reviews of supplier trade shows

4.4 NAVIGATE CERTIFICATION AND STANDARDS

Click here for latest opportunities and developments, globally

4.5 SUMMARISED TO SAVE YOU TIME

We know many of our subscribers are short on time. To make it easier for you to navigate SOURCE content and get straight to what you need to grow your success, we issue regular SOURCE Bulletins directing you to the best content, we issue Editors Picks for people who need a 5 minute snapshot, and run a programme of webinars on the key things you need to know to achieve your goals.

5. MEMBERS PRIVILEGES

Listed subscribers and Fellows can use members logo and certificate on website and with suppliers/ buyers/ other connections.

All subscribers benefit from discounted or free access to EFF’s Partners Services.

6. SUBSCRIBE + CONSULT: ONE TO ONE SUPPORT FROM EXPERTS:

Our SUBSCRIBE + CONSULT package includes full SOURCE access plus one to one advice from experts in sustainable fashion business, through SOURCE Consultancy. CLICK HERE for more details.

SOURCE Consultancy offers unparalleled expertise on fashion and sustainability across the industry supply chain, through its pool of specialist consultants and global network. Our SUBSCRIBE + CONSULT package offers access to expert support at subsidised rates.

Please note that you need to select the SUBSCRIBE + CONSULT option when you join the SOURCE in order to benefit from this.
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SOURCE is a not for profit initiative: it has been created to save users time and money. Subscription fees are a fraction of the value offered through the SOURCE platform. SOURCE Intelligence alone compiles resources worth over £20,000 at standard industry rates.

CLICK HERE to subscribe now, review prices or other benefits


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